Details for the West Chicago Cultural Arts upcoming spring outdoor Art Banner Exhibit, Take Flight.
Apply online for Take Flight, the theme of the 2021 Art Banner Exhibit and next project of the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission.
Deadline Extended to Monday, February 22, 2021
West Chicago is proud of its public art collection, which serves to beautify the community and inspire its imagination. Many of the installations in various locations throughout the City are the result of the hard work and dedication of the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission. West Chicago’s Public Art tells the community’s many stories, serves to document the past and present, and creates a sense of place that is uniquely West Chicago.
Recent News about West Chicago Public Art
Autumn haiku in West Chicago
The West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission Seeks Haiku Poetry for a Community-wide Public Art Project for the Summer of 2020
Online Haiku Submission Form – English Online Haiku Submission Form – Spanish Poets and community members alike are invited to submit their own positive haiku in a language of their choosing. The West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission (WCCAC) will screen each submission to ensure variety, originality, and quality. All poems will have to follow the […]
In response to a survey conducted by the City of West Chicago’s Cultural Arts Commission for community feedback in a multi-step survey process to create a Public Art Master Plan, the following charts will provide the results of Question #2, Who Does Public Art Benefit? Below the charts are additional comments made by respondents: The […]
loveevenmore by Artist Matthew Hoffman Wednesday, August 8, 2018 5:00 p.m. West Chicago Public Library – 118 West Washington Street Refreshments will be served The City of West Chicago’s Cultural Arts Commission and the West Chicago Public Library are pleased to announce the addition of a new piece of public art being installed on the […]
Artist creates a compelling piece of original art for West Chicago The West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission is promoting a simple yet powerful message through a new piece of public art which is to be dedicated on the grounds of the West Chicago Public Library in the coming days – love even more. Renowned Chicago-based […]
Signa Rotae, a mosaic mural by artist Buddy Plumlee, combines art and West Chicago history West Chicago, Illinois: October 17, 2016 – The City of West Chicago and the Cultural Arts Commission will dedicate a new piece of public art to the community on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. along the pedestrian path at […]
An exciting project that will add another piece of public art in the community of West Chicago is being planned, and the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission is hoping to attract the interest and participation of the community. Buddy Plumlee, artist, resident and Commission member, will be creating a mosaic mural on a cement podium […]
*Watch the process involved in the making of this outstanding public art project through this high energy video from artist Anni Holm. In this – together (2014) by Anni Holm in collaboration with the people of West Chicago in celebration of the WeGo Together for Kids, LIVE UNITED Neighborhood Network About the artwork installed at […]